Pictures of Aurora Goddess of Dawn

In these pictures of Aurora Goddess of dawn you will notice she appears with her Roman name, Aurora. In fact, the Roman goddess was just a counterpart of the Greek goddess Eos. (But I suppose the Roman name is much more romantic :-)

The Greek Goddess of the Dawn Known to the Romans as Aurora


The Greek Goddess of the Dawn Known to the Romans as Aurora
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The Greek Goddess of the Dawn, known to the Romans as Aurora


The Greek Goddess of the Dawn, known to the Romans as Aurora
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Aurora Ascending the Heavens


Aurora Ascending the Heavens
Julien De Parme,...
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In this fresco by Guercino, we see the goddess in her chariot.

The "Sala Di Aurora" Detail of the Ceiling Depicting Dawn's Chariot, 1621


The "Sala Di Aurora" Detail of the Ceiling Depicting Dawn's Chariot, 1621
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Another ceiling by Eugène Delacroix.

Aurora, Ceiling Painting Possibly from the Library, circa 1845-47


Aurora, Ceiling Painting Possibly from the Library, circa 1845-47
Delacroix, Eugene
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Aurora, Ceiling of the Room of Dreams


Aurora, Ceiling of the Room of Dreams
Bernini, Gian...
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A fresco by Guido Reni.

Aurora, 1613-14


Aurora, 1613-14
Reni, Guido
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Among her many lovers there was Cephalus, who didn't want to cheat on his wife, but she convinced him that his wife would gladly cheat on him.

Cephalus and Aurora


Cephalus and Aurora
Poussin, Nicolas
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Aurora and Cephalus


Aurora and Cephalus
Gerain, P.
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Cephalus and Aurora, 1764


Cephalus and Aurora, 1764
Boucher, Francois
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Some say that she was so in love with Cephalus, that she just kidnapped him and that's that!

Aurora Abducting Cephalus, 1636


Aurora Abducting Cephalus, 1636
Rubens, Peter...
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She had obtained immortality for her beloved Tithonus... but he grew old and in the end she transformed him into a grasshopper.

Tithonus, Aurora's Husband, Turned into a Grasshopper, 1731


Tithonus, Aurora's Husband, Turned into a Grasshopper, 1731
Picart, Bernard
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A modern interpretation:

Aurora, American School


Aurora, American School
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And I could not resist not introducing the Aurora borealis, named after Aurora, of course!

Aurora Borealis, Fairbanks Area, Alaska, USA


Aurora Borealis, Fairbanks Area, Alaska, USA
Schafer, Kevin
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